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> says 'of course!', realising he knew the next line all along. Once he has
> written it is seems obvious. A few lines later the same problem arises.
> Despite wracking his brains, he is stuck. so he goes back to the book - and
I don't know about you but i can solve a simple mathematic equotation
without looking into a book.
> then how is it that a brief glimpse of the right page in my stats book will
> bring it all flooding back??? They are sort of stored and sort of not stored.
It's just a question of access.
Interesting aswell are 'heureka' situations. With pure thinking there
comes a point where you from one moment to the next see things
> This situation is so common in all kinds of human activities that it completely
> precludes all attempts to establish any quantitative science of measuring
> what is stored in peoples heads (which is what the internalist memeticists
> seem to want to be able to do.)
I don't know what internalist memeticists want but i said that memes
are stored in the brain. And some are. Just because you can't
remember the content of a whole book you might remember certain
quotes from it. I gave you other examples, which you nicely didnt
reply to but anyways.
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